A Voyage Round My Father
A Voyage Round My Father
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A Voyage Round My Father London Reviews and Tickets

78%
(2 Ratings)
Positive
100%
Mixed
0%
Negative
0%
Members say
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great staging, Enchanting, Dated

About the Show

Rupert Everett stars in John Mortimer’s autobiographical play about fathers & sons.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (2)

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35 Reviews | 3 Followers
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Great writing, Great staging, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Well acted play with familiar themes but just very comfortable to watch.

Don't see it if You like a bit of edge and shock

5 Reviews | 0 Followers
76
Enchanting, Absorbing, Cliched, Dated, Entertaining

See it if You like Rupert Everett

Don't see it if You prefer more up-to-date theatre

Critic Reviews (5)

The Guardian (UK)
October 6th, 2023
For a previous production

“It remains eminently watchable... but lacks the emotional intensity to become anything more, and its elements conspire to leave this story, this version of Englishness, far removed from our times.”
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The Times (UK)
October 5th, 2023
For a previous production

“A defiantly old-fashioned evening...The cast sometimes looks adrift on the large, starkly furnished stage, and I could have done without the thunderclap that accompanied the accident that cost the father his eyesight. The rest of the evening hummed away. With luck, it will shift into a higher gear as the tour continues.”
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WhatsOnStage
October 5th, 2023
For a previous production

“Eyre’s production is customarily thoughtful and full of detailed cameos...Yet ultimately, it’s a very old-fashioned evening decked with a sprinkling of star quality but not landing it wisely.”
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The Telegraph (UK)
October 5th, 2023
For a previous production

“...Richard Eyre’s production remains stubbornly flat and lifeless, failing to convince us of the necessity of spending two hours in the company of these characters...Even Everett can do nothing to prevent this drift towards listlessness.”
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The Stage (UK)
October 6th, 2023
For a previous production

"Rupert Everett delivers a memorable performance in Richard Eyre’s fond revival of his lost friend’s story"
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